Electronics Purchasing Strategies: “Evolving Distribution Models Defy Classification”
Written by Barbara Jorgensen, Managing Editor, Electronics Purchasing Strategies
Monday, 08 December 2014 00:00
This article takes a close look at the complex question of defining distribution in the evolving supply chain. Jorgenson discusses the gradual growth and differentiation of distributors from brokers, and the key differences between franchised and independent distributors. She also explores how the lines between these two categories have blurred, as independents like Smith invest in top-of-the-line resources equal to franchise, and hybrid distribution continues to emerge and develop.
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